NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday:
Allergan PLC, down 19 cents to $235.75
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said he recently bought a “large” stake in the Botox maker.
Westar Energy Inc., up $3.41 to $56.33
The biggest utility company in Kansas agreed to be bought by Great Plains Energy for $60 per share, or $8.5 billion.
Clorox Co., down $1.16 to $128.54
Companies that make household goods and foods traded lower following mixed reports about consumer behavior in the U.S.
Boeing Co., down $3.07 to $126.15
The U.S. Air Force announced new delays for Boeing’s KC-46 Pegasus Tanker, a midair refueling plane.
Celator Pharmaceuticals Inc., up $12.55 to $30.88
The cancer drug developer agreed to be bought by Jazz Pharmaceuticals for $30.25 per share, or $1.28 billion.
Biogen Inc., up $6.94 to $289.73
The Food and Drug Administration approved Biogen’s drug Zinbryta, a once-a-month injection for multiple sclerosis.
Coca-Cola European Partners PLC, up $1.76 to $38.81
The company was officially formed Tuesday when Coca-Cola Enterprises combined with two other European Coca-Cola bottling companies.
Medtronic PLC, down $1.21 to $80.48
The medical device maker reported solid first-quarter results but its guidance was a bit weaker than analysts expected.
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